The REACH Project is dedicated to providing access, advocacy, resources, and support for homeless, and at-risk students within the college.

REACH services include:

  • Referral for housing and social services
  • Fast-tracked referral to EOPS, Counseling, Health and Wellness Center, Mental Health Services, and other college services
  • Survival kits (toothbrush, first-aid supplies, basic hygiene items, clean t shirts, a list of emergency contacts
  • Financial Aid and Admissions assistance
  • Access to a phone
  • Referral to the CHC COACH Cupboard

The federal McKinney-Vento Act defines homeless students as those who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence. They may:

  • Share the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or a similar reason
  • Be living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, shelters, or awaiting foster care placement
  • Have a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not designed for or ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings
  • Be living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, or similar settings

REACH Contacts:

Rebecca Orta, Student Success Advisor, Counseling Department: rorta@craftonhills.edu; 909-389-3450; CCR-202

Eva Bell, Student Success Advisor, Counseling Department: ebell@craftonhills.edu; 909-389-3458, CCR-202